Access to the Best Emergency Care Day or Night

Apple Valley Animal Hospital understands that medical emergencies for a beloved pet can, and often do, happen outside of normal business hours. This is why we work to make sure our clients have access to 24/7 emergency care.

During our regular business hours, Apple Valley Animal Hospital medical staff and resources are available to help you with any emergency your pet experiences. This includes our internal medicine expertise, diagnostic technology, and surgical suite. Emergencies during hospital hours are given priority attention over routine procedures. If possible, please call (760) 490-0635 in advance so we can prepare for your arrival.

For emergencies that occur outside of our regular hospital hours, we refer our clients to:

Animal Emergency Clinic
12180 Ridgecrest Road #122  •  Victorville, CA 92395
Phone: (760) 962-1122  •  Fax: (760) 962-9253

When to Seek Emergency Care for Your Pet

The easiest answer as to whether you should seek emergency care for your pet is when you feel his or her medical condition is serious and cannot wait. However, the following general situations should help you determine if you need to seek emergency care for your pet:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Acute abdominal swelling
  • Electric shock
  • Excessive vomiting or diarrhea
  • Bleeding
  • Exhibits symptoms of heat stroke
  • Seizures
  • Sudden onset of weakness
  • High or low temperature
  • Unable to urinate or defecate